When he isn't laughing at his own memes (opens in new tab) or cuddling dogs (opens in new tab) named after him, Joe Biden is actively fighting for equality and human rights.
Shortly after leaving the White House, he and his wife launched the Biden Foundation (opens in new tab), whose primary focuses are the fight against cancer and violence against women.
Joe and Jill Biden announce The Biden Foundation in new vid, plan to focus on cancer research, violence against women, foreign policy issues pic.twitter.com/z6296Cp8wiFebruary 1, 2017
On Tuesday, he shared a powerful PSA by #ItsOnUs (opens in new tab), an initiative that aims to end sexual assault on college campuses.
The correct word for sex without consent is rape. Period. #ItsOnUs to know the signs and to stop it. https://t.co/yGBRIKiHodMarch 28, 2017
He shared the video with one simple statement, "The correct word for sex without consent is rape. Period. #ItsOnUs (opens in new tab) to know the signs and to stop it."
Obviously, it just made everyone miss him even more.
your tweet is just one example of many that illustrate the values and character, and that's why you are one of my absolute heros.March 28, 2017
Seriously @JoeBiden is the man men need right now to look up to. #ItsOnUs https://t.co/ta9tuTb5OHMarch 28, 2017
this is powerful. sex without consent is rape -- regardless if alcohol is involved. #ItsOnUs https://t.co/Lgbf5VxRBJMarch 28, 2017
Repeat over and over until everyone understands. We must change our rape culture, thank you Joe for being a leader in the fightMarch 28, 2017
Thank you for spreading the word, Joe! #ItsOnUs.
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